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    Taxonomy Code: LH-5100.5000

    Programs that pay the hospital bills, doctor bills, laboratory expenses or other health care expenses of people who are unable to obtain necessary health care without assistance. Also included are programs that provide vouchers which enable eligible individuals to obtain medical care. Medical bill payment assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    American Legion Post 189Assists veterans in the community in the following ways by providing: - Honors at veterans funerals - Medical care - Rehabilitation - Assistance to veterans - Assistance to youth programsRoutt CountyAmerican Legion Post 189American Legion Post 189
    Assistance Programs - PfizerPfizer RxPathways is an assistance program that provides eligible patients with a range of support services, including insurance counseling, co-pay assistance, and access to free or low-cost medication.Out of StateHealth Care - Pfizer RX PathwaysPfizer
    Assistance to Families - Holy Cross Lutheran Church (HCLC)HCLC offers services to families with children, under 18 years of age, living in the home that have custodial guardianship. Assistance NOT restricted by zip code. Helps with medical dental bills, prescription payment assistance, car repair, and other needs that come up for families. NO MOTEL/HOTEL ASSISTANCE. Able to provide 150.00 max towards the bill, and person in need will need to cover the rest of the bill.El Paso CountyHoly Cross Lutheran ChurchHoly Cross Lutheran Church
    Assistance to People in Need - Friends of ManAssists individuals with a range of needs including: - mobility equipment (e.g., wheelchairs, prostheses, walkers, handicapped accessible vans) - ramps and house modifications for accessibility - medical procedures, medical equipment and supplies - prescriptions - food and gas (cases of medical need) - hearing aids and glasses - dental care (extractions, full dentures) - short-term daycare - training - children's clothing and clothing for working adultsArapahoe CountyFriends of ManFriends of Man
    Baby Care Kid Care - Jackson County Social ServicesProvides assistance to qualified pregnant women by paying for the following: - Healthcare For Mother And Baby Up To 1 Year Of Age - Delivery Of Baby - Prenatal Care Jackson CountyJackson County Social ServicesJackson County Social Services
    Cancer Resource Center - American Cancer Society - NationwideThe Cancer Resource Center provides services for cancer patients receiving treatment at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Durango, CO. Services include but are not limited to: - Hotel stays/emergency housing - Transportation to cancer treatment appointments - Financial assistance for medical related expenses Patients can contact the Cancer Resource Center directly to apply for services as well as being referred to the Cancer Resource Center by the Cancer Center at Mercy Regional Medical Center. Services such as hotel stays and transportation to appointments must be scheduled a 4 - 5 business days in advance.La Plata CountyCancer Resource Center (Durango, CO)American Cancer Society - Nationwide
    Children's Medical Assistance - First Hand FoundationFirst Hand Foundation offers financial assistance grants to children under age 18 for expenses not covered by insurance such as: - Treatment: Clinic procedures, medicine, therapy, prosthesis, etc. - Equipment: Wheelchairs, assistive technology equipment, care devices, hearing aids, etc - Displacement: Lodging (only if charitable housing is unavailable), gas ($0.33 cents a mile), parking and transportation related to a child's care - Vehicle modifications: Lifts, ramps, transfer boards The foundation offers services worldwide. Out of StateFirst Hand FoundationFirst Hand Foundation
    Client Services - Help the NeedyHelp the Needy clients are supported by assisting them with their financial and other issues, creating a “recovery plan” for each of them, so that with counseling they can achieve financial stability. The organization offers budget and credit counseling and job search assistance as well as financial help when needed. This assistance includes: Rent/Mortgage payment Utility payment Computer training Budget counseling Legal assistance/referral Firewood Job opportunities/resume writing Food and clothing bills Car payment/repair Medical billsTeller CountyHelp the NeedyHelp the Needy
    Community Health Service - High Plains Community Health CenterHigh Plains Community Health Center provides quality, accessible primary health care services in Southeast Colorado. Services include Acute Illness Treatment, Chronic Disease Management, Community Classes and Events, Behavioral Health Services, Confidential Teen Services, Discounted Fees Based on Income, Emergency and After Hours Care, Family Medical and Dental Care, Family Planning Services, and more.Prowers CountyHigh Plains Community Health CenterHigh Plains Community Health Center
    Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) (Canon City) - Upper Arkansas Area Council of GovernmentsThe Purpose of the CSBG Program is to provide assistance to low and very low-income families and individuals in Fremont, Custer, Chaffee, and lake Counties. The program has limited funds and is not an entitlement program. CSBG funds can provide assistance with utility bills and shut off notices, medications, eviction prevention, mortgage payments, food, auto repairs (if employed), tools, & clothing for employment, home appliance repair/replacement, dental, vision and other services. To Apply: Applications are available at location below and also available online; please bring in the additional documents required as stated on page one of the application. If you do not currently have household income you will also be required to fill out a zero income statement which is also available online. Fremont County residents may apply at UAACOG, 3224 A Independence Rd Canon City, CO 81212.Fremont CountyCommunity Services Block Grant (CSBG) (Canon City) - Upper Arkansas Area Council of GovernmentsUpper Arkansas Area Council of Governments
    Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) (Leadville) - Upper Arkansas Area Council of GovernmentsThe Purpose of the CSBG Program is to provide assistance to low and very low-income families and individuals in Fremont, Custer, Chaffee, and lake Counties. The program has limited funds and is not an entitlement program. CSBG funds can provide assistance with utility bills and shut off notices, medications, eviction prevention, mortgage payments, food, auto repairs (if employed), tools, & clothing for employment, home appliance repair/replacement, dental, vision and other services. To Apply: Applications are available at location below and also available online; please bring in the additional documents required as stated on page one of the application. If you do not currently have household income you will also be required to fill out a zero income statement which is also available online. Lake County residents may apply at Lake County Public Health Agency, 112 W 5th St Leadville, CO 80461 Lake CountyCommunity Services Block Grant (CSBG) (Leadville) - Upper Arkansas Area Council of GovernmentsUpper Arkansas Area Council of Governments
    Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) (Salida) - Upper Arkansas Area Council of GovernmentsThe Purpose of the CSBG Program is to provide assistance to low and very low-income families and individuals in Fremont, Custer, Chaffee, and lake Counties. The program has limited funds and is not an entitlement program. CSBG funds can provide assistance with utility bills and shut off notices, medications, eviction prevention, mortgage payments, food, auto repairs (if employed), tools, & clothing for employment, home appliance repair/replacement, dental, vision and other services. To Apply: Applications are available at location below and also available online; please bring in the additional documents required as stated on page one of the application. If you do not currently have household income you will also be required to fill out a zero income statement which is also available online. Chaffee County Residents may apply at Area Agency on Aging, 139 E 3rd St Salida, CO 81201 Chaffee CountyCommunity Services Block Grant (CSBG) (Salida) - Upper Arkansas Area Council of GovernmentsUpper Arkansas Area Council of Governments
    Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) (Westcliffe) - Upper Arkansas Area Council of GovernmentsThe Purpose of the CSBG Program is to provide assistance to low and very low-income families and individuals in Fremont, Custer, Chaffee, and lake Counties. The program has limited funds and is not an entitlement program. CSBG funds can provide assistance with utility bills and shut off notices, medications, eviction prevention, mortgage payments, food, auto repairs (if employed), tools, & clothing for employment, home appliance repair/replacement, dental, vision and other services. To Apply: Applications are available at location below and also available online; please bring in the additional documents required as stated on page one of the application. If you do not currently have household income you will also be required to fill out a zero income statement which is also available online. Custer County residents may apply at Custer County Department of Human Services, 205 S 6th St Westcliffe, CO 81252. Custer CountyCommunity Services Block Grant (CSBG) (Westcliffe) - Upper Arkansas Area Council of GovernmentsUpper Arkansas Area Council of Governments
    Emergency Assistance - Community Budget CenterProvides financial assistance for a number of emergency needs. Typically assistance of up to $100 per year, per household is offered to assist individuals and families with the following needs: - Clothing - Medical Bills - Utilities (Gas, Electric, Heating, Water) - Gasoline - Rent Assistance - Prescriptions - Motel Vouchers Funds are available on the first of the month on a first come, first served basis.Moffat CountyCommunity Budget CenterCommunity Budget Center
    Emergency Assistance - Gilpin County Department of Human ServicesLimited rent, food, and medical assistance is provided (as funds are available) for income-eligible Gilpin County residents.Gilpin CountyGilpin County Department of Human ServicesGilpin County Department of Human Services
    Emergency Financial Assistance (Yarmouth Ave) - Emergency Family Assistance Association (EFAA)Provides financial assistance for bus tokens and minor medical expenses such as prescriptions. Funds are also available for other miscellaneous items such as birth certificates and ID cards.Boulder CountyYarmouth Ave - Emergency Family Assistance Association (EFAA)Emergency Family Assistance Association (EFAA)
    Family Support - Prader-Willi Syndrome Association of ColoradoProvides the following assistance for families facing the challenges of Prader-Willi Syndrome: - Information - Scholarships for treatment beyond a family’s means or not covered by medical insurance - Social gatherings - Individualized Education Plan support - Multidisciplinary clinic held every other month at Children's HospitalDenver CountyPrader-Willi Syndrome Association of ColoradoPrader-Willi Syndrome Association of Colorado
    Financial Aid - Cerebral Palsy Association of Colorado SpringsProvides financial assistance to clients with cerebral palsy. Services include: • Purchases of equipment and orthotic appliances. • Physical, occupational, speech and horseback riding therapies, • Medical expenses and emergency situations. • Camperships and recreational activities. Call (719) 638-0808 for more information.El Paso CountyCerebral Palsy Association of Colorado SpringsCerebral Palsy Association of Colorado Springs
    Financial Aid - Red Ribbon ProjectFinancial support for families and individuals who are burdened with bills associated with managing HIV/AIDS.Eagle CountyRed Ribbon Project of Eagle CountyRed Ribbon Project of Eagle County
    Financial Assistance - Living Journeys Community Cancer SupportProvides supplemental financial assistance to offset the cost of medical bills, travel, and other cancer related expenses to Gunnison County residents living with a cancer diagnosis.Gunnison CountyLiving Journeys Community Cancer SupportLiving Journeys Community Cancer Support
    Financial Assistance - Tri-Lakes CaresLimited financial assistance is available to help during an emergency situation. To be eligible for financial assistance, income and residence requirements must be met. • Rent/ Mortgage • Medical • Car Repair • Home Repair • Childcare/Preschool Assistance A family or an individual who wishes to register as a new client should visit us during our walk-in hours on Mondays & Thursdays 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Check online or call to see if you qualify based on income and to see what documents you will need to bring with you.El Paso CountyTri-Lakes CaresTri-Lakes Cares
    Financial Support for Women - Women 2 Women, IncProvides assistance to women for an immediate, one-time financial need that cannot be covered through any other source. Funds are distributed to the holder of the bill, not to the applicant directly. In return for assistance, recipients are asked to perform an act of kindness.Weld CountyWomen 2 Women, IncWomen 2 Women, Inc
    Food Bank and Emergency Assistance (Steamboat Springs) - LiftUp of Routt CountyProvides the following forms of assistance for individuals and families in need: - Food - Medical Expenses - Gas vouchers and fuel cards - Rent/Mortgage - Utilities (gas, electric, water, propane, and sewer) Other LiftUp programs provide scholarships for first generation and low-income students, job coaching, and healthy snacks for children.Routt CountySteamboat Springs - LiftUp of Routt CountyLiftUp of Routt County
    Food Pantry and Limited Financial Assistance - Parker Task Force for Human ServicesProvides food and limited financial assistance for rent, utilities (e.g., gas, electric, water, heat), and medical needs for residents of Parker, Elizabeth and Franktown. Clients may visit the food bank 10 times per lifetime, with some exceptions for special circumstances. Senior clients are not limited to 10 visits and may visit the food bank twice a month.Douglas CountyParker Task Force for Human ServicesParker Task Force for Human Services
    Health and Dental CareMany individuals and families today are unable to afford proper health or dental care. Catholic Charities works with other health and human service agencies to expand existing services or create new ones to meet the needs of the poor. Cannot provide assistance with past medical bills.Eagle CountyCatholic Charities of the Western SlopeCatholic Charities of the Western Slope
    Health and Dental CareMany individuals and families today are unable to afford proper health or dental care. Catholic Charities works with other health and human service agencies to expand existing services or create new ones to meet the needs of the poor. Cannot provide assistance with past medical bills.Pitkin CountyCatholic Charities of the Western SlopeCatholic Charities of the Western Slope
    Health and Dental CareMany individuals and families today are unable to afford proper health or dental care. Catholic Charities works with other health and human service agencies to expand existing services or create new ones to meet the needs of the poor. We also help individual clients apply for financial assistance through other funding sources in order to pay for medical and dental bills.Garfield CountyCatholic Charities of the Western SlopeCatholic Charities of the Western Slope
    Healthcare Vouchers - Grand County Rural Health NetworkProvides individuals and families in need with the following vouchers: - Advocacy for Children's Health and Education Services (ACHES): helps uninsured families with children under the age of 18 to obtain medical and mental health services for acute, non-emergency medical, dental, or mental health and preventative medical and dental care. - Partners for Adults In Need of Services (PAINS): provides medical vouchers for acute, non-emergent medical care to uninsured adults who qualify financially. Qualifying factors include monthly income, and number of individual in a family based on poverty guidelines. Limited to 3 per household, per year.Grand CountyGrand County Rural Health NetworkGrand County Rural Health Network
    Individual Patient Grants - American Kidney Fund, Inc.The Individual Grants Program provides financial assistance to qualified dialysis patients who are referred by their physicians and social workers. Grants are provided for treatment-specific expenses such as transportation, over-the-counter medicines, medication co-payments, kidney donor expenses and other necessities such as dentures. Out of StateBasic Needs - American Kidney Fund, Inc.American Kidney Fund, Inc.
    Medical and Dental Payment Assistance - Curtis Trust FundProvides assistance in paying for special needs medical, orthodontics, and general dental care for youth 18 and under.Larimer CountyCurtis Trust FundCurtis Trust Fund
    Medical/Dental - Teens with PromiseMany teenagers in El Paso County are in need of basic medical exams and routine dental care. Some are also in need of major dental services which can impact self-esteem and school attendance. Teens With Promise has created working relationships with many physicians, dentists, and orthodontists who donate their time to examine and care for youth in their offices at little or no cost. If families cannot afford the low cost fee, Teens With Promise will cover the cost to ensure youth are receiving the needed care. El Paso CountyTeens with PromiseTeens with Promise
    Medical Services for Non-Citizens - Huerfano County Dept of Social ServicesAssists non-citizens who need help paying for an emergency medical expense. All non-citizens are eligible to apply regardless of age.Huerfano CountyMedical assistance ProgramsHuerfano County Dept. of Social Services
    Neighborhood Nurse - Catholic Charities of Central ColoradoThe Neighborhood Nurse is available to: • Provide a thorough nursing assessment • Connect with medical providers • Assist with insurance resources • Offer financial assistance for prescriptions and co-pays • Advocate for unmet medical needs This nurse office is not zip code restricted. El Paso CountyColorado Springs - Catholic Charities of Central ColoradoCatholic Charities of Central Colorado
    Neighborhood Nurse - Ecumenical Social Ministries (ESM)The Neighborhood Nurse is available to: • Provide a thorough nursing assessment • Connect with medical providers • Assist with insurance resources • Offer financial assistance for prescriptions and co-pays • Advocate for unmet medical needs Assists neighbors in zip codes 80903, 80905, 80906, 80907, 80909, 80910, 80916, 80926, who live East of I-25. El Paso CountyEcumenical Social MinistriesEcumenical Social Ministries
    Neighborhood Nurse - Mercy's GateThe Neighborhood Nurse is available to: • Provide a thorough nursing assessment • Connect with medical providers • Assist with insurance resources • Offer financial assistance for prescriptions and co-pays • Advocate for unmet medical needs This service is not zip code restricted. El Paso CountyMercy's GateMercy's Gate
    Neighborhood Nurse - Tri-Lakes CaresThe Neighborhood Nurse is available to: • Provide a thorough nursing assessment • Connect with medical providers • Assist with insurance resources • Advocate for unmet medical needs • Offer financial assistance for prescriptions and co-pays for Tri-Lakes Cares Clients only This is only for those living in 80132, 80133, 80804, 80921 and parts of 80908. Nursing services are available on a walk-in basis Monday & Thursday 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Penrose-St. Francis Health also offers a free Volunteer Medical Clinic at Tri-Lakes Cares to provide safety-net primary care until a medical home can be found. A volunteer doctor is available by appointment on Tuesdays. Tri-Lakes Cares loans out durable medical equipment based upon availability to include wheelchairs, walkers and shower chairs. El Paso CountyTri-Lakes CaresTri-Lakes Cares
    Neighborhood Nurse - Westside Cares (WSC)The Neighborhood Nurse is available to: • Provide a thorough nursing assessment • Connect with medical providers • Assist with insurance resources • Offer financial assistance for prescriptions and co-pays for medical and dental care, as well as financial help for eye examps and glasses • Advocate for unmet medical needs Assists neighbors living West of I-25, South of the Air Force Academy, West of Teller County Line, North of Ft Carson 80904, 80905, 80906, 80907, 80909 80919, 80829 El Paso CountyWestside Cares (WSC)Westside Cares
    Neighborhood Nurse - Westside Community CenterThe Neighborhood Nurse is available to: • Provide a thorough nursing assessment • Connect with medical providers • Assist with insurance resources • Offer financial assistance for prescriptions and co-pays for medical and dental care, as well as financial help for eye examps and glasses • Advocate for unmet medical needs Assists neighbors living on the west side who are uninsured or lack access to medical care. Walk in and appointment available Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Doctor onsite by appointment only on Wednesdays 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Call for more information (719) 385-7920 x304. El Paso CountyWestside Community CenterWestside Community Center
    Operation Round Up - Mountain View Electric Association, IncMountain View Electric Association's Operation Round-Up Fund is a non-profit fund generated by and benefiting customers of Mountain View Electric Association, Inc (MVEA). Call first to verify you reside in their service area, as they are unable to assist anyone outside of their service area. The fund has paid for past due medical bills, propane, utility bills (Does not cover MVEA utility bills), car repairs, wheel chairs, dental, glasses, rent, mortgages, and more. If you need help, go online and print off application and fax, mail, or drop off application. Call or go online for more information. El Paso CountyMountain View Electric Association, IncMountain View Electric Association, Inc
    Outreach Services (Alamosa)- La PuenteOutreach's mission is to provide homeless prevention services to individuals and families experiencing crisis in the San Luis Valley. In addition to providing veteran, rental, utility, medical, and crisis intervention assistance and advocacy, the Outreach Team works in partnership with individuals to identify and overcome barriers, and restores confidence in order to live self-sufficiently in an economically struggling community. Outreach services aims to stabilize families on the brink of experiencing homelessness or assist families already experiencing homelessness with reintegration by providing services such as rental, utility, medical, and dental assistance.Alamosa CountyOutreach Services (Alamosa)- La PuenteLa Puente
    Sherer Travel-Related Dialysis - American Kidney Fund, Inc.The Sherer Travel-Related Dialysis Program assists eligible dialysis patients financially for treatment, while traveling. Patients or facilities may be reimbursed for the 20% off treatment costs not covered by Medicare or any other source for emergency transient dialysis. Grants are limited to travel necessitated by death or serious illness in the family or for the purpose of kidney transplant workup only. Out of StateBasic Needs - American Kidney Fund, Inc.American Kidney Fund, Inc.
    Trimble Charity Fund - Elks # 309**TRIMBLE FUND does NOT REIMBURSE nor assist with PRE-EXISTING BILLS Please understand that, as a rule, this agency pays only a portion of the usual fee.** fund assistance for orthopedic braces, hearing aids, dental (dentures), and eye glasses. Other medical needs may be directed for consideration to the Trimble Committee and some dental procedures.El Paso CountyBasic Needs - Elks # 309Elks # 309
    Vail Valley Charitable FundThe Vail Valley Charitable Fund offers one time grants to qualified applicants that live or work in the Vail Valley for at least one year, that are struggling financially due to a medical crisis. Eagle CountyVail Valley Charitable FundVail Valley Charitable Fund

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